Historical Events In 2017
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
Oct 31 Takahiro Shiraishi arrested in Zama, Japan, a day after nine dismembered bodies found in his apartment on this day in history.
Oct 31 In the year 2017 terrorist attack in New York when a truck mows down people on a cycle lane, killing 8, injuring 10
Oct 31 Two men convicted of raping and inpregnating their 10 year old niece in Chandigarh, India on this day in history.
Nov 01 Boiler explosion at a NTPC government-run coal-fired power plant in Rae Bareli, India, kills 29 on this day in history.
Nov 01 In the year 2017 houston Astros win their first baseball World Series defeating the LA Dodgers 5-1 in game 7 at Dodger Stadium
Nov 01 UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon resigns due to his behavior towards women, part of wider scandal of sexual harassment by UK politicians on this day in history.
Nov 02 In the year 2017 a new species of orangutan is identified in Indonesia, becoming the third known species of orangutan as well as the first great ape to be described for almost a century.
Nov 02 Jerome Powell nominated by US President Trump to be next Chair of the Federal Reserve on this day in history.
Nov 02 On This Day and Xiaomi launch a content partnership to display today in history content in Xiaomi's calendar app to users in India on this day in history.
Nov 03 Pakistani woman charged with poisoning 17 members of husband's family in attempt to escape forced marriage in Punjab Province on this day in history.
Nov 03 Syrian Civil War: both Deir ez-Zor in Syria and Al-Qa'im in Iraq are declared liberated from ISIL on the same day on this day in history.
Nov 04 Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigns in a shock TV broadcast from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, amid concerns he is being forcibly detained on this day in history.
Nov 04 Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara opens in Jakarta with items from the collection of Indonesian tycoon Haryanto Adikoesoemo in the year 2017.
Nov 04 Saudi Arabia arrests 11 princes and other ministers on corruption charges, including billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal in the year 2017.
Nov 05 On this day in history bodies of 26 migrant teenage girls recovered from the Mediterranean, another 400 migrants rescued
Nov 05 On this day in history gunman shoots 26 dead and injures 20 at a church in Sunderland Springs, Texas
Nov 05 Paradise Papers are leaked; 13.4 million documents from offshore investment firm Appleby, mentioning Queen Elizabeth and Wilbur Ross US Secretary of Commerce on this day in history.
Nov 05 Shalane Flanagan becomes the first American woman to win the New York marathon for 40 years in the year 2017.
Nov 05 The German newspaper SÃ¼ddeutsche Zeitung publishes 13.4 million documents leaked from the offshore law firm Appleby, along with business registries in 19 tax jurisdictions that reveal offshore financial activities on behalf of politicians, celebrities, corporate giants and business leaders. The newspaper shared the documents with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and asked it to lead the investigation in the year 2017.
Nov 05 Typhoon Damrey strikes Vietnam's south-central coast killing at least 27, leaving others missing on this day in history.
Nov 05 On this day in history uS President Trump begins a 12-day trip to Asia in Toyko, Japan
Nov 07 Danica Roem becomes the first US transgender person to be elected to a state legislature in the US in North Virginia on this day in history.
Nov 07 Extreme smog in Delhi, India, leads Indian Medical Association to declare "a state of medical emergency" on this day in history.
Nov 07 In the year 2017 melbourne Cup: Joseph Oâ€™Brien at 24 is the youngest trainer to win with Rekindling jockeyed by Corey Brown
Nov 07 On this day in history opera soprano Audrey Luna sings highest-ever note at Met Opera in New York, A above high C
Nov 07 South Korean golfer Park Sung-hyun becomes the first LPGA rookie to be ranked no. 1 on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history uS Democrats dominate off-year elections; Ralph Northam wins Governor of Virginia, Philip Murphy Governor of New Jersey
Nov 08 On this day in history in unprecedented move, Indian officials close all Delhi schools for rest of the week due to smog
Nov 08 In the year 2017 louvre Abu Dhabi is inaugurated, largest art museum on Arabian peninsula
Nov 08 UK Minister Priti Patel resigns after secret meetings revealed with Israeli officials in the year 2017.
Nov 09 Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore accused of sexual misconduct with teenage girls in "Washington Post" report on this day in history.
Nov 09 On this day in history five women detail sexual misconduct by comedian Louis C.K. in "New York Times" report
Nov 09 Saudi Arabia's attorney general Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb says 201 more people have been held for questioning in anti-corruption drive in the year 2017.
Nov 10 BBC removes drama from Christmas line-up after one of its stars, Ed Westwick, accused of rape by two women on this day in history.